One of a series of stories highlighting where current Verizon IndyCar Series stars rank statistically in the history of the sport
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Six Verizon IndyCar Series drivers will participate in on-track testing Aug. 12 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway
The 9 a.m.-5 p.m. ET session will incorporate a Firestone tire test to be conducted with Marco Andretti in the No. 27 Andretti Autosport Honda and three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneves in the No. 3 Team Penske Chevrolet, along with four drivers participating in team testing on the 2.5-mile oval.
Bourdais wins Toronto Race 1, first since 2007
Huge presence of Formula 1 aces in Felipe Massa’s promoted race in Brazil
Felipe Massa’s end of the year promoted karting event in Brazil has attracted a higher than ever number of his fellow Formula 1 mates. According to the provisional entry list released early this week, Adrian Sutil, Pastor Maldonado, Rubens Barrichello, Bruno Senna, Jaime Alguersuari and Vitantonio Liuzzi will attend the International Challenge of Go-Kart Champs on December 2-4 at Arena Sapiens in Florianópolis.
Maldonado, Perez, Sutil also quoted as strong possibilities in the famous go-kart race
Felipe Massa has announced on Monday during a press conference held at Costão do Santinho Resort in Florianopolis that Moto GP reigning champion Jorge Lorenzo is the first motor racing star guest already confirmed in the 2011 International Challenge of Go-Kart Champs field. “Yes, we have just received an OK from him”, said the Ferrari driver.
Alex Tagliani finishes 5th
Four drivers tie in the standings after an epical battle for the title
Lucas di Grassi won, but Indycar ace Bia Figueiredo stole the show by grabbing the second heat at the International Challenge of Go-Kart Champions at Arena Sapiens in Florianopolis, Brazil. Di Grassi failed to finish the Sunday race, but the 25 points he collected with his victory on Saturday were enough to give him the first spot on the aggregate results even tough Felipe Massa, Rubens Barrichello and Bia Figueiredo have scored the same amount. Final positions were defined according to the race 1 order at the checkered flag.
Barrichello on pole for race 2 this Sunday
Lucas di Grassi drove a superb race to grab the heat 1 of the International Challenge of Go-Kart Champs on Saturday night at Arena Sapiens in Florianópolis, Brazil. Still searching a seat in Formula 1 after his début for Virgin Racing in 2010, Di Grassi started on second spot and won a fierce battle against Felipe Massa and the polesitter Antonio Pizzonia, respectively second e third at the checkered flag.
Twenty-four drivers within a full second in the first free practice in Florianópolis
Former Formula 1 “Jungle Boy” Antonio Pizzonia set the best lap in the first free practice for the International Challenge of Go-Kart Champs, the race promoted by Felipe Massa that once again has attracted a huge number of top class drivers from various series in Florianópolis, Brazil.
Alguersuari, Senna, Castroneves to début at the International Challenge of Go-Kart Champs
Felipe Massa’s end of the season go-kart race in Brazil will feature once again a strong field. Twenty-six top class drivers from international and local series plus a famous Brazilian actor specially invited to the fifth edition of the meeting will line up at the Arena Sapiens in Florianópolis on Saturday and Sunday for a double-header event. The reigning champion Michael Schumacher will not defend his crown due to personal commitments.